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In-House Legal Counsel
 

Clean Energy Capital (CEC) is a leading developer and operator of large-scale renewable energy assets, providing direct access to affordable, green energy for UK Large Power Users (LPUs). Since its establishment in September 2021, CEC has experienced remarkable growth, expanding its team from 3 to 22 employees, and is led by a highly experienced management team with 75+ years of expertise in renewables and power. 

 

CEC specialises in utility-scale 'behind-the-meter' projects, ranging from 5MWp to 80MWp, with a qualified pipeline of c.3.3GWp. The company has gone from strength to strength, having already secured two rounds of funding and will complete a large institutional raise by Q1 of 2024, which will enable it to build out the pipeline. 

 

If you consider yourself to be a driven, professional, approachable and experienced solicitor with the ability to build strong relationships within the legal sector, this role would be ideal for you. There may also be potential to expand this role further as CEC's operations develop.

 

Responsibilities Required

 

Joining the legal department and reporting to the Company Secretary, you will be expected to: 

 

  • Provide assistance in the preparation and processing of legal documentation and CEC's contractual/corporate requirements. 

  • Support in administrative tasks comprising legal operations, including compiling progress reports, update notes, and legal meeting minutes.

  • Draft commercial documents e.g. Non-Disclosure Agreements, Heads of Terms documents and bespoke individual contracts. 

  • Review and summarise documents in the areas of energy-supply and land leases, case-law, and other technical research.

  • Liaise with CEC's external legal advisors.

Skills and Experience Required 

  • Minimum educational requirement of 2:1 LL.B degree from any Russell Group University.

  • This role is suitable for a person with 3-5 years' PQE and a minimum of 2 fee-earning positions. 

  • Experience of the energy and renewables sector is essential.

  • Experience in contract and/or land law is an advantage. 

  • Proficiency in English essential and other languages an asset. 

  • Excellent communication and people skills via phone, email and face-to-face.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools e.g. Teams, Excel, Word etc.

  • Be self-reliant, driven, and calm in working under pressure, and have a desire for success.

Please submit a CV and Cover Letter below. 

 

 


 

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